Thank goodness this week's news roundup are manageable at least. Here are some of the interesting announcements that caught the blog's recent attention:
P&G's zero manufacturing waste
Procter & Gamble announced that 45 of their facilities have now achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill. Over the past five years, P&G said they were able to create over $1bn in value from waste.
Shell to invests in new tech firms
Shell will invest several hundred million dollars in emerging technology companies with the aim to accelerate the deployment of innovations that add value to the company's operations such as areas in gas production and conversion, geophysical imaging, chemical manufacturing and conversion, novel materials, enhanced oil recovery, and water treatment. Shell Technology Ventures will make investments over the next 6-8 years.
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